|Maher Arar Acceptance Speech - Institute for Policy Studies|
On Wednesday, October 18, 2006, the Institute for Policy Studies presented its 30th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards in Washington DC. But one of the main award winners – extraordinary rendition victim Maher Arar -- was unable to attend. He remains on the U.S. no-fly list even though his own government in Canada has publicly acknowledged he is an innocent man. This video is Arar’s acceptance speech.
|Mairead Maguire shot by IDF - Ana Nogueira|
Mairead Maguire, Irish Nobel Peace Laureate (1976), gassed and shot by Israeli Defense Forces with rubber-coated metal bullet.
Keywords: Mairead Maguire, Israeli Defense Forces
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|Massacre: The Story of East Timor - Democracy Now!|
A documentary produced by Amy Goodman and journalist Allan Nairn on the Santa Cruz massacre and the history of Indonesian and US involvement in the Southeast Asian nation. This is the 2002 video version of the 1991 radio documentary by Amy Goodman.
|Monday, November 23, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Senate Votes To Open Debate on Healthcare Bill * Unemployment Rate Rises in 29 States * Vulture Funds Make Millions Off Gov’t-Backed Home Loans * UC Students End Occupations in Berkeley and Santa Cruz * U.S. To Finance Anti-Taliban Militias in Afghanistan * 21 People Killed in Election Violence in the Philippines * Hackers Break Into Servers of UK Climate Research Unit * Radiation Leak At Three Mile Island Investigated * Philip Morris Ordered to Pay $300 Million to Ex-Smoker * Penn...
|Monday, October 27, 2008 - Democracy Now!|
Puerto Rican Labor Struggle: Teachers Vote Against Joining SEIU It’s a major victory for the forty-two-year-old Teachers Federation of Puerto Rico, or FMPR. It was Puerto Rico’s largest union, representing over 40,000 teachers. But earlier this year, after many months of trying to negotiate with the governor, the FMPR was decertified over its refusal to comply with a ban on strikes by public employees...